March 29, 2013

Why I Want to Cycle the Ruins (and Hope) of the Rust Belt

I love the Rust Belt, its frustrations, character and all. I love the people. The innovators and pioneers who are returning home to help rebuild our […]
March 28, 2013

The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in Denver

Walking into this late-19th Century building can initially be overwhelming. The meticulous care in the architecture is abundantly evident, the staff ready to take care of […]
March 5, 2013

Craft Beer in the Rust Belt

  Originally published at There’s a kind of revitalization brewing (pun intended) across the Rust Belt at the hands of the craft beer economy, and […]
February 2, 2013

Kayaking Lady Bird Lake Under the Sun in Austin, Texas

Renowned poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau once said, “A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which […]
January 9, 2013

That Time We Found Home On Puerto Rico’s Culebra Island

Originally published at Cool Cleveland. Cleveland is everywhere. It’s in our personality, our work ethic, our optimism, and our pessimism. It’s also in Culebra, Puerto Rico […]
October 30, 2012

Traveling the Shawshank Redemption Trail in Mansfield, Ohio

“I find I’m so excited that I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. I think it’s the excitement only a free […]